DSGMC bans use of single-use plastic at 11 gurdwaras
| Thursday | 10th October, 2019
New Delhi, October 9The Delhi Sikh Gurudwara Management Committee (DSGMC) on Wednesday declared a ban on single-use plastic items at all the 11 historic Gurudwaras managed by it in the Capital.
The PM has already given a call to shun single-use plastic and the DSGMC realising its duty is banning it at all its gurudwaras in Delhi, said DSGMC president Manjinder Singh Sirsa.
Single-use plastic and thermocol items like plates, glasses, spoons, polythene bags have already been banned by the DSGMC at Bangla Sahib Gurudwara from October 2.
Also, use of eco-friendly material like jute bags and dried-leaf bowls and plates (dona-pattal) will be used in place of plastic and thermocol items, he said.
The decision to ban single-use plastic at Gurudwaras is part of programmes to commemorate 550th birth anniversary of Guru Nanak Dev, said Sirsa.
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